Visit two acclaimed cultural institutions in one afternoon of family fun. The Quinlan Visual Arts Center and the Northeast Georgia History Museum present Family Day, a Cultural Collaboration from 12-4 p.m. Saturday, June 3. The event is free and open to the public.
At the Quinlan there will be artist demonstrations such as ceramics, painting and hands-on children’s art stations with projects inspired by Northeast Georgia History Center exhibitions, including Cherokee functional crafts, “ugly” jugs and the 1936 tornado. Self-guided gallery tours and an art scavenger hunt and also part of the day’s activities.
At the Northeast Georgia History Center you can take a turn at the churn for homemade ice cream and experience other aspects of daily life on the frontier. This includes free entry to all exhibitions and gardens, a digital interactive experience where visitors can get “Q-ed Up” using green screen technology to place visitors directly in a work of art that can be found at the Quinlan.
For more information, please call 770.536.2575, and for exhibition information and photographs, please view the Quinlan website at www.qvac.org.